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Turn furnace on safely

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  The temperature dropped last week to below freezing. This event always catches people by surprise. Even though it happens every fall, we go into denial ...
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Naturally Speaking :Upper Limits

Dave Hallock, Eldora.     The ground was full of moisture going into this year’s growing season. Last September’s heavy rains filled the aquifers. The above-average snowpack ...
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Saws and Slaws spreads to Gilpin

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.     After a successful Saws and Slaws summer mostly in the Big Springs area, the group has once again been asked to help out in a neighborhood: this ...
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Fuel reduction to begin in Nederland

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.     At the beginning of last Thursday’s Parks, Recreation and Open Space Advisory Board meeting at the Nederland Community Center, board member Randy ...
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IMPORTANT MEETING

The Nederland Parks and Open Space Advisory Board (PROSAB) will hold a Public Meeting on August 21, 2014 7pm at the Nederland Community Room on Local Forest Fuels Treatment Projects. Wildfire ...
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Gilpin Mitigation Grant

Emmit Hoyl, Gilpin Wildfire Mitigation Grant Coordinator.     Trees are falling in Gilpin County as homeowners mitigate their property to the risks of wildfire! The Gilpin Wildfire ...
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July Anniversaries: Important reminder to prepare for wildfires

Jerome DeFelice, Denver. This month marks two key wildfire anniversaries which serve as an important reminder that families need to take proactive steps to protect themselves and their ...
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Shooting area : Public meeting July 24, 2014

Barbara Lawlor, Boulder and Gilpin Counties.     Two weekends ago, a Denver family headed down the US Forest Road 359 in the Winiger Ridge Campground Area seeking a serene, scenic ...